Weather and Climate

PHYS282 (Liberal Arts) Weather and Climate 4 hrs. 3 crs. An introduction to the earths atmosphere; its structure, composition and evolution. Climatology, including the Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming. Atmospheric phenomena, weather, acid rain and the degradation of the ozone layer. Laboratory work includes; collection of data from an on site weather station and on the Internet, computer models of atmospheric processes. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.